Latest China DCM news

  • Updated: BEWG, GLP seize window for Panda comeback

    Onshore DCM bankers are having a busy week in the Panda bond market. Two returning issuers have lined up onshore transactions this week, as they seek to profit from looser liquidity and falling yields in China.

    • 17 Jul 2018
  • Offshore investors hot on Hang Lung’s Panda

    Hang Lung Properties raised Rmb1bn ($149.8m) in its Panda bond sale last Friday. Most of the demand for the builder’s onshore debut came from the offshore market, as mainland investors, guided by the government’s policy, kept their hands off real estate names.

    • 17 Jul 2018
  • Asian dollar debt market perks up

    Asia's bond market is gearing up for a more positive week following marginal improvement in the backdrop. Investment grade rated Bank of Rakyat Indonesia kicked off a new issuance on Monday, with more transactions expected to follow.

    • 16 Jul 2018
  • Updated: Dongfeng-Nissan kicks off H2 ABS race

    Dongfeng Nissan Auto Finance is selling a Rmb4.5bn ($674.4m) ABS deal next week — the first by a foreign originator in the second half. Sources say the originator has been afforded a nice window to issue given the looser onshore liquidity, but it will enjoy less flexibility around the structure of the deal.

    • 13 Jul 2018
  • Agile scrapes up $200m in choppy conditions

    Agile Group Holdings printed a smaller-than-expected $200m bond on Wednesday, struggling to source demand in spite of a generous yield, raising questions about the timing of the transaction.

    • 12 Jul 2018
  • Demand for Chinese floating notes wanes

    Lukewarm demand for recent floating rate notes, and their underperformance in the secondary market, has raised a key question for Asian issuers: are investors falling out of love with dollar floaters? Morgan Davis finds out.

    • 12 Jul 2018
  • Deutsche bags bond licence in China, eyes Panda deals

    In a sign of warming relations between China and Germany, regulators in China gave Deutsche Bank the licence to underwrite corporate bonds in the interbank market. But the bank has its sights set on a bigger prize — the right to joint lead underwrite Panda bonds for corporate issuers.

    • 12 Jul 2018
  • Ronshine taps 2021 line to add $225m

    Ronshine China Holdings reopened a 2021 bond on Tuesday, adding $225m to a three year puttable line sealed in January this year. The deal is the latest in a series of capital raising exercises designed to ease the firm’s refinancing burden.

    • 11 Jul 2018
  • Deutsche eyes dual bond licences in China

    In a sign of warming relations between China and Germany, Chinese authorities said they would let Deutsche Bank underwrite corporate bonds in the interbank market. The bank is hoping to grab two different types of underwriting licences, GlobalRMB has learned.

    • 10 Jul 2018
  • Panda sale to build Hang Lung’s green credentials

    Hong Kong-based Hang Lung Properties is hitting the Panda bond market for the first time, as it seeks to finance the construction of two shopping malls in the mainland. The issuer says the new buildings will be environmentally friendly, making the Rmb1bn ($150.9m) trade one of the few green Panda deals.

    • 10 Jul 2018

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GlobalRMB Panda Bonds league table

Rank Arranger Share % by Volume
1 China Merchants Securities Co 18.42
2 CITIC Securities 14.07
3 Agricultural Bank of China (ABC) 12.79
3 Industrial and Commercial Bank of China (ICBC) 12.79
5 China CITIC Bank Corp 11.51

Panda Bond Database

Pricing Date Issuer Country Size Rmb (m)
1 13-Jul-18 Hang Lung Properties Hong Kong 1,000
2 28-Jun-18 China Water Affairs Group China 200
3 26-Jun-18 Want Want China Holdings Taiwan 500
4 14-Jun-18 Bank of China Group Investment China 1,000
5 29-May-18 CITIC Pacific China 1,000

Offshore RMB Bond Top Bookrunners

Rank Bookrunner Share % by Volume
1 Standard Chartered Bank 33.47
2 HSBC 19.33
3 Societe Generale 4.75
4 Bank of Taiwan 4.07
4 Cathay United Bank 4.07

Latest Offshore RMB Bonds

Pricing Date Issuer Country Size Rmb (m)
1 21-Jun-18 Shimao Property Holdings China 1,200
2 19-Jun-18 Korea Development Bank (KDB) South Korea 1,750
3 07-Jun-18 Export-Import Bank of Korea (Kexim) South Korea 1,500
4 23-May-18 QNB Finance Qatar 600
5 16-May-18 First Abu Dhabi Bank PJSC United Arab Emirates 1,100